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Greece’s Attractiveness Score for Private Business Ventures Rises

Greece is emerging as an attractive destination to do business, improving its attractiveness score in 2022, according to a survey released by PwC.

Greece to Tighten Rules on Multiple Airbnb Rentals

Airbnb operators leasing out dozens of properties in Greece will be seeing changes to the legal framework, according to Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Global Air Travel Recovery Going Strong into October

International air traffic in October grew by 44.6% compared to 2021, recouping 74.2% of 2019 levels, according to data provided by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Europe’s CEOs Revising Business Plans in View of Challenges

CEOs in Europe are adjusting business plans to cope with challenges including inflation, Covid-19 and geopolitical instability, found a survey released by EY.

Greece’s 2022 Tourism Revenues Set to Exceed Forecasts by €3bn

Greece’s tourism revenues for 2022 are set to exceed forecasts by 3 billion euros, according to Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greece 10-month Airport Arrivals Outdo 2019 Levels

Airport arrivals to Greece in the January-October period exceeded pre-pandemic 2019 levels by 0.8% or 169,000 arrivals, according to INSETE data.

Eurobank: Greece’s Tourism Sector a Top Foreign Investment Magnet

Greece’s tourism sector is one of five industries expected to attract foreign investment through to 2025.

New Marina Planned for Meganisi Islet in the Ionian

The Greek islet of Meganisi near Lefkada in the Ionian sea will be getting a 94-berth marina valued at 5.5 million euros.

Athens in Top 10 Most Attractive European Cities for Hotel Investments

Athens is among the most attractive European cities for hotel investments in 2023, found a survey released by Deloitte.

AEGEAN to Boost Air Connectivity Between France and Greece in 2023

Greece’s flagship carrier AEGEAN will be increasing seats for the French market in 2023 to meet strong demand.

Saudi Arabia Agrees to Extend Flights to Greece Past Summer

Saudi Arabia has agreed to extend direct flights to Greece in the coming period, according to the Greek Tourism Ministry.

Athens Hotel Performance Turns Positive in October

Average occupancy at hotels in Athens, Greece, maintained its dynamic in October with a 0.4% increase compared to pre-pandemic 2019.

AirDNA: High Demand for Airbnbs in Greece

Greece was one of the three countries in Europe to post an increase in Airbnb demand in October, according to analytics firm AirDNA.

Thessaloniki Promoted to Israeli Market as Ideal City Break, Gastronomy Destination

A group of Israeli journalists recently had the chance to discover all that Thessaloniki, Greece, has to offer as a city break and gastronomy destination.

Nisyros, Lesvos Thermal Springs on Greece’s Natural Resource List  

Thermal springs on the Greek islands of Lesvos and Nisyros have been recognized as natural resources by a joint ministerial decision.

Nine-Month Arrivals to Greece Fall Short of 2019 Levels

International arrivals to Greece from January to September this year did not manage to surpass pre-pandemic 2019 levels, according to data by the Bank of Greece.

Global Tourism Recoups 65% of Pre-pandemic Levels  

Global tourism edges closer to pre-Covid levels recovering 65% percent of 2019 activity, according to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

Greece 9-month Tourism Revenues Closer to 2019 at €15.5bn

Tourism revenues in Greece for the January-September period reached 15.5 billion euros, fast approaching pre-pandemic 2019 levels but not exceeding them.

Autumn Tourism to Greece on Upward Trend, Says Minister

The Greek Tourism Ministry’s priority to extend the season is paying off with fall arrivals to Greece remaining strong, says Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

IATA: Diverse Types of Airlines Can Boost Connectivity in Europe

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is urging EU governments and regulators to introduce policies that promote greater air connectivity.